Acer MXM Models and Cards

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  1. triturbo

    triturbo Long live 16:10 and MXM-B

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    That's an awesome looking thing right there!!! If I'm not mistaken that's the first mid-range GPU with it's own heatsink AND fan!
     
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    Meaker@Sager Company Representative

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    Well I think its actually a test module sent to an OEM for use with a MXM to desktop PCI express converter.
     
  3. iain.lightbody

    iain.lightbody Notebook Guru

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    The guy on eBay just said "Acer 5740G." I did a quick search on Yahoo and it said the Aspire 5740G does have HD5650, but says nothing about MXM. Anyway, it's not mine anymore. Meaker gets to have a crack at it.
     
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    Meaker@Sager Company Representative

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    Could you upload the bios you got off of it iain?
     
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    iain.lightbody Notebook Guru

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    Ok. Should be able to get it here.
     
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    Meaker@Sager Company Representative

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    Did you try changing the vendor to Acer?
     
  7. iain.lightbody

    iain.lightbody Notebook Guru

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    Don't like messing with BIOS code, so I did not. It does say Acer as the subvender in the GPU-Z screen that I took.
     
  8. triturbo

    triturbo Long live 16:10 and MXM-B

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    Even so, that doesn't changes the fact that it looks awesome :D
     
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    Well I will see if I can put it to good use.

    When I recieve this I should also be repairing my 5935g with a new motherboard so I should be able to test both systems.
     
  10. tarjalan

    tarjalan Notebook Enthusiast

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    7520g corrupted graphics.

    As I promised I would report back.

    3650 arrived from Hong Kong and I put it in.

    Had to use a lot of arctic silver to fill in the spaces - have ordered some thermal pads locally for a permanent fix - but the card runs ok without any graphics corruption on Linux Puppy 4.3.1 and Mint 8 with acpi=off.

    I can't get it to run windows so I will start a new thread.
     
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